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Train Information between Budapest and Madrid

distanceDistance1224 miles (1974 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Budapest to Madrid cover the 1224 miles (1974 km) long trip taking on average 39 h 52 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Budapest-Déli and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

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Trains from Budapest to Madrid
Travel by train to Madrid easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Budapest to Madrid.
FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Budapest and Madrid?

Travel between Budapest, Hungary and Madrid, Spain by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Spain from Hungary?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Spain from Budapest?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Madrid, Spain?

When travelling in Spain, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 27/10/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Budapest and Madrid before travelling.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Hungary from Madrid, Spain?

Return travel from Spain to Hungary is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Budapest from Madrid?

Entry into Hungary is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Hungary from Madrid?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

What are the safety rules to follow in Budapest, Hungary?

The government of Hungary has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 24/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Budapest from Madrid.

How many miles is it from Budapest to Madrid by train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Madrid from Budapest via train to be approximately 1224 miles (1974 km).
How long does it take from Budapest to Madrid by train?
On average the Budapest to Madrid train time is 39 h 52 min  covering the 1224 miles (1974 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
Which train station from Budapest to Madrid do I depart from? Which Madrid train station from Budapest do I arrive in?

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Budapest-Déli   and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

Where is the train station in Budapest to go to Madrid? Where is the train station in Madrid located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Budapest-Déli, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Budapest.

The most popular arrival train station, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre of Madrid.

How many trains per day are there between Budapest and Madrid?
The average number of trains departing Budapest for Madrid is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Budapest
Madrid
The major railway station for departures from Budapest is Budapest-Déli. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Budapest-Déli for your trip from Budapest to Madrid.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 00-10: 00, 10: 20-14: 00, 14: 25- 17: 35
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 21, 21A, 39, 102, 139, 140, 140A, N960, N990
Metro lines: M2 (red)
Train lines: IC, IR, S (10, 12, 30, 34, 35, 40, 42), Z30
Tram lines: 17, 56, 56A, 59, 59A, 59B, 61